The Canteen will close at 11am on Friday the 6th of Dec & at 4pm on Saturday the 7th of Dec for private events.

Food & Drink At

The Canteen

A waterfront cafe, with a passion for local, seasonal produce. We serve fresh, wholesome, great quality food. Don't forget to check out our daily changing range of cakes available on our servery too.

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Our

Journey

Located in the historic barracks in the Hotwalls Arts Quarter, we have been lucky enough to be serving the people of Old Portsmouth and beyond since July 2016. With our enthusiastic team of chefs led by Head Chef Stacey, busy in the kitchen, we offer a delicious all day breakfast and lunch menu. We are continually adapting our food offering with the changing seasons and wherever possible our food is sourced locally, from independent suppliers.

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Private Hire At

The Canteen

Situated on Old Portsmouth’s historic waterfront, The Canteen provides an iconic backdrop for any special occasion. This unique venue is available for private hire for your evening event anytime of the year.

What’s on the menu?

We can cater for a minimum of 40 and a maximum of 80 people. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday or hosting a corporate meeting, we ask you to choose one of our food packages to compliment your event.

Events At

The Canteen

Burns Night

Event Date: 25/01/2020

A wee dram and a dose of neeps and tatties is coming your way once again this January as we ramp up our love for all things Scottish and bring…

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Valentines Night

Event Date: 14/02/2020

Where is more romantic to celebrate your love than our stunning historic barracks on the waterfront. A unique evening in our candlelit space with exceptional food to boot. See. You….

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